OneNote for Android

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  1. Section and section groups like windows

    There is huge gap of functionality between windows app and android app. OneNote is cool. In android app there is no way to create a new section group. Also there is no way to fold section groups, as there is in windows app.
    This unavailability of folding of section group makes app very time consuming and cumbersome when there are many section in each section group and you have to scroll through all of them to reach destination section at very last.

    94 votes
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  2. Pls. add tag search function at OneNote for android smartphone.

    Before I wrote this request, I have searched whether the similiar idea to me exists. Absoultely, there are many people like me.

    Yesterday, by using the automatic importer from Evernote, I have decided to start OneNote. But this morning I was suprised when I found out I cannot use the tagging function at mobile ver. of OneNote. That's ridiculous. That is why Microsoft still is behind in the mobilie market. I think that just porting from pc ver to mobile ver is not the anwser.

    92 votes
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  3. Add Ink to Text and Ink to Math

    it would be great to have ink to text and ink to math in the app, it would help a lot in taking notes in lectures

    87 votes
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  4. 85 votes
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  5. Change default start page

    Allow users to change the 'default start page' when launching OneNote. By default, it always opens directly to the "Recent notes" page. I would prefer to set my "Quick Notes" section as the default start page.

    81 votes
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  6. make the android version the same as the I pad version

    Can you just give the android tablet version the same functionality as the I pad pro version has. Plenty of pen settings, marker settings, insert free space, easier insert anything., no need to shut down drawing if you want to insert something.

    80 votes
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  7. 79 votes
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  8. please add ability to add a timestamp in all mobile versions of onenote, such as the android and iOS verions.

    i use onenote every day at work as an investigator, and i always need to document when i do things, talk to people, etc the moment it happens. this would be far simpler if there is a time stamp function in the android app. i am sure i am not the only one who would like this.

    79 votes
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  9. Sticky Notes widget

    It's great to have sticky notes on my mobile, but it would be even greater to have them on my homescreen, without installing Microsoft launcher (I'll never leave Nova).

    78 votes
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  10. Zoom lock feature for handwriting

    While using onenote for taking handwritten notes I often experience that my hand on the glass causes unintended zoom in and out - resulting in my notes beeing in sizes...

    So - I propose a zoom-lock feature on the drawing toolbar.

    71 votes
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  11. search

    I don't think most users realize that the search tool is pretty much useless on OneNote for Android. It is not sufficient to provide a list of pages with the search-term. Once the user clicks on one of the pages, OneNote does not indicate where on the page the search-term is located! You have to find it manually, yourself. This is almost useless if you have a long page with tons of text. Please provide the ability to quickly scroll down the page to the location of the first instance of the search-term, the next instance of the search-term etc.

    70 votes
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  12. Ability to create reminders

    According to neuroscience, it's important to review notes regularly.Therefore, after creating a note it would strongly help learning capabilities if one could easily set a reminder on a specific interval of days where the note should be reviewed.

    68 votes
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  13. better user experience for choosing sections and section groups

    choosing notebook is easy,choosing section group and sections are an absolute pain,the user experience now is best described as cramped and confusing ,kindly rework the user experience for choosing sections and section groups from scratch

    --if you are reading this vote for this idea,dont you desire to better organise your notes in onenote ?

    67 votes
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  14. Reminder function

    Please consider creating a reminder function for new notes or to do list that we create in oneNote

    66 votes
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  15. A new universal OneNote app with Material Design for android

    Will Microsoft make a new universal OneNote app for Android just like you did on iOS this month (July 2015)? Evernote has an awful Windows desktop app, but OneNote's current Android universal app is even worse. Compared to the iOS version, OneNote for android just like an unfinished project.


    1. Text format editing tools is hard to use on phone compared to the new office app for android.


    2. The auto sync is awful, and the sync process is way to slow. (A lot of people complained about this on Google Play and you android beta community on Google+.) The new Windows…

    65 votes
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  16. Rename sections

    Add the ability to rename sections using OneNote for Android

    65 votes
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    Thanks for voting for this suggestion! I’m pleased to announce that we indeed do support renaming of sections and pages in the app. In order to rename sections, long press a section, and choose “Rename”. In case you don’t see this option, update to the latest version through Google Play, try it out, and let us know what you think!

    Renaming notebooks is an ask we have added to our backlog and shall prioritize accordingly. If you desire the ability to rename notebooks as well, please add a new suggestion on UserVoice so that we can prioritize it even sooner!

  17. onenote android app search function

    Dear Community,

    I'm using onenote very active and it's a great tool. Nevertheless there is one thing I would like to have improved on onenote Android app.

    I'm collecting contact data in onenote, from email, from telephone , from anywhere, just as a quick container to get all new contact details in one place.

    So my notes can have hundred of lines. If I'm going to search in onenote on my computer, cursor will jump to the matching text strings.

    If I search on my mobile phone Samsung S7 edge, I only get the pages, where the text string is…

    63 votes
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  18. OneNote on Android: How to remove Warning "connection may charge extra... turn on airplane"

    Hi,

    Since a few months, i have a Warning on Onenote (always when I use my normal mobile internet): "we noticed the connection you're on may charge extra. To turn off data usage, turn on Arplane mode in Settings".

    The Warning civers one third of display (I have Motorolla Motto G4Plus).

    The warning disappears when the mobile is connected to wifi.

    How can I turn off this warning?

    BR

    Leon

    63 votes
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  19. Ink to text

    I am using Onenote on lenovo yoga book, android version. I have noticed that many key features of the windows version do not appear in the android one. In particular, I cannot convert handwritten notes to text, which is very important for me.

    Could you please add it? It would be really helpful for educational purposes.

    61 votes
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  20. custom searchable tags

    Please add custom tags to the Android app. This would make it so much more usable as a task manager and for multi-topic note taking.

    61 votes
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